Resolution 1C-21 Proclaims February 4th, 2021 as Transit Equity Day
Friday, January 29, 2021
Altoona, WI - In its January 28, 2021 meeting, the Altoona City Council resolved to proclaim February 4th, 2021 as Transit Equity Day. Transit Equity Day is a national day of action to commemorate the February 4th birthday of Rosa Parks, an iconic figure in the movements for social justice and racial equity, who played a major role in the inception of the Civil Rights movement.
Transit Equity Day:
- Highlights Rosa Parks' 1955 pivotal work and her brave and determined advocacy for safe and reliable public transportation for all people and communities both then and today
- Is a day of action recognized to collaborate and elevate the message that public transit promotes affordable, accessible, clean and safe mobility choices and is a means to combat climate change
Click here to read Resolution 1C-21 in its entirety >>